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the legendary race. patrick told cnn's don lemon that she loves the idea of going beyond racing in general. >> one of the coolest things is to be able to think that parents and their kids are having that conversation at home about it. and to, you know, i've heard stories about, look, a kid, a boy or a girl, saying, but mommy, daddy, that's a girl that's out there racing, and then they can have that conversation to say, you can do anything you want to do and gender doesn't matter. your passion is what matters. and that's cool. >> patrick won the pole position by going more than 196 miles an hour, that's almost 200 miles an hour. the daytona 500 is sunday. >>> man's best friend is also a lifesaver. charlie, a border collie mix, is getting credit for saving mike cameron. first, charlie woke cameron up by jumping on his chest as a fire raged in his house in nova scotia last week. cameron says he got up and started looking for his cats. he said he collapsed by the door but felt charlie burning him out of the pulling house by his shoulders. cameron believe also the pooch rounded up the cats and
-old sister was shot and killed while walking with friends, one of whom may have been the intended target. cnn's ted rowlands has moran the story. he's joining us now. what are you finding out, ted? >> reporter: well, wolf, it is just another tragic story coming out of chicago. another teenager loses her life. as you mention, a 14-year-old girl who was up on stage with the president, listening to him talk about gun violence, would soon find out that her sister was also shot and killed. when president obama returned to chicago last week to talk about gun violence, 14-year-old destiny warren was one of the high school students standing behind him. a few hours later, destiny's 18-year-old sister was shot and killed in this alley in north chicago. >> all this gun violence that's going on out here, you never think it will be your child. this is the hardest thing for me in my life. >> reporter: according to family members, jenay wasn't the intended target. the same was apparently true in 15-year-old heidi's murder. her parents also attended the president's chicago speech where he said this about the
themselves? here is cnn's chief correspondent, dana bash. >> reporter: pain from forced spending cuts is a week away. and lawmakers are preparing their aides for fallout that could hit them like other government workers. >> we re-budgeted with a 10% cut in mind. >> we had to let people go last year, because we anticipated at least a 60% cut. >> reporter: but get this, the very people who voted to put the cuts in place won't see any change to their own $174,000 paychecks. they're exempt, they didn't include their salaries in the spending cuts. so before lawmakers left town with a week-long recess, without doing anything about the cuts, we took an informal survey. do you think you should take a pay cut as well. >> well, certainly, we're all in it together and are suffering together. >> reporter: most lawmakers from both parties said yes. would you take a pay cut? >> absolutely. >> reporter: but cutting their pay cuts is not so easy, the amendment prohibits them from changing pay until the next election. but they can get creative. ironically, some tea party backers who voted to slash spe
faces charges of murdering his girlfriend on valentine's day. cnn's robyn curnow is joining us. update our viewers, robin. >> reporter: hi there. thanks for having me. can you believe it, it's only eight days ago that oscar pistorius admitted to shooting his girlfriend on valentine's day. it's been such a roller coaster ride for all of us watching this tragedy, slowly learning about all of these new details and one part of the story which is certainly not over did come to some conclusion today as os star pistorius walked out of court and is spending the night at a family home. take a look at this. a media frenzy on a road at rush hour. cameras trying to see what's behind the tinted window of the silver land rover, a glimpse of oscar pistorius sitting quietly in the back seat. that over there is oscar pistorius driving to freedom. he's just got bail and he's driving off down this street. in court this morning, the gold medal winner accused of killing his girlfriend was gaunt, motional, with no idea whether he would be granted bail. following final arguments, there was live audio transmi
light was followed by a series of deafening explosions. listen to this. an expert tells cnn that the debt nation appears to be the equivalent of roughly 300 kilotons of tnt. that is about the same magnitude of a nuclear blast. the impact on populated areas is widespread and historic. the concussion shattered windows. at least 1,000 people are hurt and cnn's mary snow is keeping track of it and there's a lot to keep track of. this is unbelievable, isn't it? >> it is. and frightening. you showed incredible video. more continues to come in. the scene was surreal has the meteor struck sending off mass confusion. meteors scattered over three of damage to about 3,000 buildings. it came out of nowhere. the bright streak long enough to capture on camera as it lurched towards earth and exploded. a deafening boom followed over russia. the sonic boom shattered glass. at least 1,000 people in the bulls eye of the falling meteor were injured. it's a bombing, says this man. there were reports that a large chunk of it was found in a lake. as frightening as it was, scientists say it's not a
for keeping me company here at cnn as i was in for brooke baldwin. i want to take you to "the situation room" with wolf blitzer because he starts right now. and let's take a look at the "closing bell." you heard alison kosik say we're not going to hit the 14,164 today but we there is a lot going on in washington with the sequester and we have to hope that we are going to be seeing these kinds of numbers, wolf. we certainly hope it for a long time. but depending on what -- depending on what washington does, we'll have to see if it sticks. wolf blitzer? >>> thanks very much. happening now, forced budget cuts just days away. we're going to show you three ways the across the board spending reductions could impact you. >>> also, a diamond heist right out of the movies. $50 million worth of stolen diamonds from an airplane. how they got away. it might surprise you. >>> plus, a horse meat scandal spreads to one of the world's largest food companies. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> congress did it, congress can undo it. president obama is warning of dire consequences for all of
on cnn. much more coming up here in "the situation room" as well. >>> meanwhile, a surprise announcement by president obama. the man who led allied forces in afghanistan is retiring from the united states military. the marine corps john allen was on track to become nato's next supreme commander but he's stepping down because of health issues in his family. the president calls general allen one of america's finest military leaders. now he will retire. >>> let's get to one of the most daring robberies we've seen in some time. thieves dressed as police broke into an airport in europe, got into a plane's cargo hold, and got away with some $50 million in diamonds. cnn's tom foreman has the details which sound straight out of a film from hollywood. what happened here, tom? >> you're right, wolf. here's brussels, belgian, and this is what happened. this airplane was getting ready to leave from the airport for a short little flight over to zurich. what they didn't know at that time is that two vehicles with eight robbers, according to authorities, were cutting a fence down here and getting on to
, by accident. prosecutors say the killing was intentional and premeditated. cnn's robyn curnow is joining us from johannasberg, south africa. the prosecutor's laid out their plan. how did they do? >> reporter: it was like a roller coaster. i felt like i was watching a television drama. initially when the prosecutor laid out their case, they gave damning evidence and found two boxes of testosterone and syringes in his house. by the time the defense came in after lunch, bit by bit they ripped apart the state's evidence and unravelled quite spectacularly at one stage because there was quite an interesting exchange between oscar pistorius' lawyers and the investigating officer and he said, well, how do you know this is testosterone? have you tested it yet? and he said, no, i just read the label on the box. and he said, if you had gone to any pharmacy or any chemist, would you know that this is a herbal medicine. that's the kind of interchange taking place. also, the investigating officer really looking quite red-faced by the end of his stint. he admitted that he he didn't wear protective foot co
scientific but demonstrated for cnn is what the bar code of life is all about. >> we can incorporate it into large manufacturing companies, quality assurance and quality control procedures so they go out and do dna testing on their products. >> reporter: this doctor first conceived and developed the bar code of life and explains why it can and should be used to prevent food fraud. >> you can move from a tiny piece of an organism to a dna sequence that tells you what that is within a matter of an hour, hour and a half and cost $2. there's no reason that the food market place isn't being screened aggressively to stop substitution. >> reporter: leading science like this really can be like a crime scene investigation. not just horse meat scandals but studies here have found as much as a third of u.s. seafood, for instance, is sold and labeled as one type of fish but is really another. despite this -- >> so the behavior on the side of the market hasn't changed a lot. >> reporter: why do you think that is? >> money. substitution always happens that the cheap stuff is on your plate instead
, soft person. >> cnn's robyn curnow is covering the story from pretoria. i spoke with her just a short time ago. so, robyn, it's important to remember all of these new details are surfacing in a bail hearing. this is not a murder trial as yet. can you explain how the court system works had there, and what is in store for pistorius? >> reporter: well, this has been a bit of a trial within a trial, hasn't it? it's just a bail hearing, but we've been hearing all sorts of evidence from both sides. in fact, the state kind of laying their cards on the table. now that isn't surprising. that often happens here in south africa particularly with such a high profile and, of course, important case, premeditated murder, you know, is a very key and upon charge. so a lot of -- a lot to pull out and try to 0 defend that. in terms of the actual process, there might be a trial by the end of the year at the soonest, the south african court systems, there's backlogs, it's very slow. so they're going to try to hurry it up because it's obviously a high-profile case. you know, the wheels of justice turn very
if you looked at cnn yesterday afternoon, the killing in syria, it came to an end. >> it did. >> yesterday on capitol hill, republicans and democrats hugged. the whole idea of an historic hold on the secretary of defense, they said, you know what? let's put this to the side because of this cruise ship debacle. i mean, mika, all of the things we worry about -- the national debt clock stopped. >> basically the world stopped. >> we don't have to worry. paul krugman's right. we don't have to worry anymore because cnn tells us that this cruise ship was the only story that mattered yesterday for 24 hours. >> that's right. >> and you know what? makes me feel pretty good about the state of the world. >> and i'm glad they're home. >> that nothing is happening to that degree that they can do that. i think that's very exciting for all of us. i'm very pleased. >> it's very good when the world stops to be told that. >> perspective it be reassuring. >> it's all relative. that's true. >> it's all relative. syria, come on. people are dying. middle east peace breaking up. that doesn't matter.
jimmy carter told cnn's piers morgan that the president thanked his grandson, who is a political opposition researcher. james reportedly was the go between in were iing mother jones with the new infamous tape. here's what carter, the former president had to say about it. >> when james went to meet president obama, president obama ran across the room, embraced him and thanked him. >> basically, carter won obama the election. >> i think so. that's kind of a prejudice. >> kind of. >> he said seriously that the 47% tape was a pivotal moment for the obama relocation campaign, which both campaigns acknowledge. up next, the minority report, we're bringing back the touch screen, taking a dive into a mystery, why are latinos losing in latino districts. you're watching the "the daily rundown." for access to one of the top wealth management firms in the country. for a team of financial professionals who provide customized solutions. for all of your wealth management and retirement goals, discover how pnc wealth management can help you achieve. visit pnc.com/wealthsolutions to find out more.
analysis of christopher dorner's deadly rampage sparked new outrage after two cnn panelists seemed to sim pa thighs with the ex-company's motives for the shootings and compared it to hollywood movie. >> he is like real like superhero to many people. don't get me wrong. what he did was bad. when you read the manifesto he left. he wasn't entirely crazy. he had a plan or mission here. they are not rooting for him to kill innocent people. rooting for someone who was wronged to get revenge against the system. it is like watching jiang go unchanged in real life. this is almost exciting. >> narrative of christopher dorner, resembles a denzel washington movie where someone stands up for himself and he goes down in a blaze of glory. martha: kind of exciting. unbelievable. kind of exciting when you watch it. doug schoen, former pollster for president bill clinton. monica crowley, good friends of this show and well-known fox news contributors. comparison to denzel washington, cheering on the shooter in this case, what do you think about that? >> i think these comments are so outrageous and totally i
need a good lawyer. that's what we need. i got one. he is the cnn legal analyst and ours, the one and only avery friedman. avery we need you man. >> oh, yeah. i think i'll enter a plea of insanity, how about that? [ laughter ] >> bill: i thought oscar pistorius might try that. i want to start with that. we know he shot his girlfriend. he admits he shot his girlfriend. will his story hold up do you think? >> at this point he is just trying to get himself out of jail. this is a bond hear going on. and it starts out -- at it's a little bit different from the american system where a department is not obliged to say a thing. but at this bond hearing there is substantial detail which started with his lawyer reading an affidavit and then he starts speaking, and the magistrate who is so typically british or south african says maintain your composure. yes, my lordship he says. and you don't really see that. but it is very very serious in the context of what is going on many people don't know that in south africa bill, it has the world's worst rate of violence against wom
incident. >> steve: although some -- i saw on cnn, a graphic that said was that a career ender? how could you think that? of course it's not a career ender. they're doing anything they can to diminish him. they think that's going to do it. watergate. >> gretchen: what precipitated that response, which was the president's state of the union address, which was on tuesday night. some people are saying hey, there is a lot of talk about spending or investment, which was the word that he used. a lot of talk about regulations as well. somebody who did not like the speech, mark levine. >> brian: how do you know? >> gretchen: i heard what his response was to it and we're about to let everyone else hear what his response was to it. >> this president has unleashed so many attacks on our system, on our society and it's obviously quite intentional. that's what he means by fundamentally transforming i fear the issue is what do we do about it? it's we dig in and we fight him every step of the way. whatever he wants, he doesn't get. when he violates the separation of powers doctrine and starts legislatin
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